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  • Perfect Pencil Skirt

    Author by Josi Hannon Madera Introduction A super-easy skirt pattern (all single crochet!) with explanations to help you tailor it perfectly to your measurements. Remember when you first started to crochet -- your grand plans for designing the wardrobe...
  • A Gift For Mom

    Author Sandi Hagan Introduction The nice thing about making your own belts is that you get to choose the color, texture, and materials used. This particular design I came up with for my mother. She picked the color and the beads on the end were her idea...
  • Babydoll Wrap Crochet Pattern

    Author Melissa L. Goss Introduction This fits wonderfully on most body types. The sleeves are open worked to create a fluttery effect. Note: For useful diagrams please go to: http://www.flickr.com/photos/28478581@N07/2657602480/ Materials List -- Bernat...
    by Uldania
  • Ballet Sweater Crochet Pattern

    Author by Robyn Chachula Introduction Do you drool over the awesome sweater patterns for knitting? I do! So instead, of just sitting around getting frustrated that I couldn’t find patterns for crochet, I decided to come up with one of my own. My...
    by Robyn@6
  • Beaded Jute Crochet Basket

    Author by Donna Hulka Introduction If you’ve ever staked plants in your garden, chances are you have a spool of jute twine lying around the house. Put it to a fun, new use with this beaded crochet basket pattern. If you don’t have any jute...
  • Big Block Bag

    Author Penny Vaughan Introduction On to my 3rd crochet project. I am a BIG BAG kinda girl, and I had some left over yarn from my 1st afghan, so I decided to try and make a hand bag...whala...here it is. I called it the Big Block Bag because it is made...
  • Book Thong

    Author by Donna Hulka Introduction Recycle those paper bookmarks you get for free at the bookstore. Chuck those decrepit woven things you've kept since childhood. Take a few minutes to crochet yourself a simple, elegant book thong that will make you...
  • California, bag of bags

    Author Silvia Insaurralde Introduction Anyone living in Posadas could tell where this bag's name comes from, mainly because of the distinctive colors. I made it for myself more than a year ago, but ended up giving it to a dear friend from college...
  • Circus Popcorn Bracelet

    Author Lulu D If u make it please let know How it comes out! Introduction So early todayI was browsing some stitches and I came along the popcorn stitch pattern. What was intended to be a scarf turned into a cute funky bracelet! I plan on making a matching...
  • Collage of Laces

    Introduction This was one of the first designs I made. So the description probably could be better. First I made the outfit and then wrote what I remembered. Well, not the best way to design if you want to publish. My daughter is usually my inspiration...
    by Yana1
  • Crochargosy Crochet Scarf

    Author Christie Pruitt Introduction Inspired by "Argosy" by Vyvyan Neel from the Winter 2006 issue of knitty.com. If you are not familiar with Argosy, see it here: http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEwinter06/PATTargosy.html I have to admit that I am...
  • Crochet Finger Puppets - Fairy Tales at Your Fingertips (Some Assembly Required)

    Author by Melissa Mall Introduction When I was young we had a set of little, simple finger puppets that my mom would pull out of her purse for us to play with when we had to sit still and be quiet. You know, at the doctor's office, at church, in the...
  • Crochet Necklace

    Author creativeyarn (http://creativeyarn.blogspot.com/) Introduction I've tried to write down a pattern for this necklace once it was done, (I use to work by sudden inspiration!). I don't know if it's very clear, but you can make any question...
  • Daisy Crochet Skirt Pattern

    Author by Rachel Seeley Merrill Introduction This lacy summer skirt was inspired by a gorgeous vintage bedspread pattern. I would never have the patience to crochet hundreds of tiny little squares out of thread to make an entire bedspread, so I designed...
  • Donut Necklace

    Author by Kim Russell Introduction This is a quick, easy project for using up leftover yarn. It was inspired by a newspaper article where the interviewee was wearing a chunky silver necklace. This yarn version is much lighter and more comfortable to wear...
  • Flexi Cowl

    Author Alicia Ramirez :: hookandneedles.com Introduction This is a very easy to crochet cowl. The nice thing about it is that it's flexible. Since the holes in it are symmetrical, you can button it in a variety of ways: Full length for a loose fitting...
  • Funky Hat

    Author Sedruola Maruska Introduction This pattern came to me because of a photo I saw of my cousin wearing a similar hat. I thought I could design something like it quite easily, so I picked up an old pattern for a beret I had and altered it to fit the...
    by sedie
  • Hemp/Beaded Ric-Rac Bracelet/Choker

    Author Crochet is crafting for the soul Introduction I'm getting into making jewelry and trying new things with it. Right now I'm working on hemp (wow, this is so much easier than macrame)! It's very simple, and gives a cool jagged effect...
  • Hope Bracelet

    Author CrochetKitten.com Introduction This lovely bracelet is made from pearls and amethyst beads. Materials List 2 yd 28g artistic wire 6 5-mm rice pearl beads 5 5-mm gemstone beads 1 metal toggle clasp Size C-2 (2.75 mm) crochet hook Needle nose pliers...
  • Ice Princess

    Author by Chloe Nightingale Introduction Okay, I'm like Ebenezer Scrooge (I'd rather be like Scrooge McDuck and have a walk-in safe full of gold coins, but I don't). I think the holiday season is naff. I protest it every year by ignoring it...
    by Chloe
  • It's Electric

    Author by Julie Holetz Introduction Working with wire is totally addictive. Of course, it takes a little getting used to. If you haven’t tried it before, read through the tips for beginners, find some cheap craft wire and experiment with some of...
  • Jacob's Ladder Scarf

    Author Shannon Johnson Introduction This is a fast and fun fashion scarf designed to give color to those drab outfits we are so often required to wear to work. This project can be completed in little more than a day, and provides practice with progressively...
  • Jolly Rancher

    Author by Even Howard Introduction I’m so happy to be in Montana where little sheep are running free and being chased by wolves. No, really! Except instead of wolves it is more like coyotes or mountain lions. The yarn I’ve used for this skirt...
    by EvenH
  • LACY CORAL TOP

    Author Yana Introduction Hi, Most publishers reject designs, made from rare or discontinued yarn. But i made it. Actually, I get really great yarns from Ebay, which are sold at a VERY low price. I prefer to buy cones - more yarn, which is enough for a...
    by Yana1
  • Maui Crochet Shrug

    Author Jennifer Reeve Introduction Back when I lived in California, I taught a free workshop at my LYS on how to make an easy shrug. This was the pattern I used. I hope you enjoy it as much as my class and I did. It's great to wear over a tank or...
  • My Crocheted Brimmed Hat

    Author Debbie G. Introduction I made 2 of these hats with different patterns for the bands. You can experiment with different patterns yourself. Materials List Use hook size 4.00 mm, any color yarn in three colors. One for the main and two contrasting...
  • Out to Lunch

    Author by Heather Leigh Cox Introduction A fresh take on brown bagging it to school or work! This bag works up quickly and easily and is fun to use. It’s made in pieces, which are then joined with sc seams that add a sporty look. Materials List...
  • Owlet Book Thong

    Author Marjorie Jones Introduction With back to school rapidly approaching, this little amigurumi style owlet will help you keep your place. If you've no use for a bookmark, omit the thong and sew a keyring to the top of his head, and use him to keep...
  • Recycled Plastic Bag Crochet Patterns - Little Pots

    Author Michelle Ryan (aka NezumiWorld) Introduction Little pots made from recycled plastic bags. Useful for storing the change from your pockets, buttons, paperclips etc. or if made in a material like twisted paper can be used for seedling plant pots...
    by Nezumi1
  • Sensual shawl in lovers' knot

    Author Isabela Anaguano Introduction The shawl is made with the cotton yarn and the lovers' knot - ideal for the beach cover up or during the cooler summer evenings. What I love about this project is how sensual it looks on the female body. The neutral...
  • Simple Post Earings

    Introduction Some simple post earrings. And my very first pattern to boot! :o) so, if there are errors, or a simpler/wiser way to write it down/communicate it - feel more than free to let me know. Materials List Aunt Lydia's Classic Crochet Thread...
  • Special stitches

    Author Marianne Martin Introduction Ribbed Sweater Hobo/Tote I recently found an amazing bag picture on the web and it turned out the instructions were only in an obscure japanese mag that would have cost me an arm and a leg to order (not to mention....
    by Tilou
  • Spike Stitch Clutch

    Author by Josi Hannon Madera Introduction This purse uses a second variation of the Spike Stitch... one that mirrors back on itself to create soft waves. However, when those soft waves are combined with the metallic contrast of black and silver Crystal...
  • The White Flower Necklace

    Author creativeyarn (http://creativeyarn.blogspot.com/) Introduction Dainty cotton necklace for your spring/summer nights out! Make it with a wool yarn and it's fine even in winter times! This is easier to make than to explain, so if you have problems...
  • Tinsel creatures

    Author Silvia Insaurralde Introduction I made these earrings as a gift for women in my family, last year. They are fast to make, and you can make them different every time, depending on the thread you choose or the amount of beads you use. Topstitching...
  • Triangular Trinkets earrings

    Author Brenda K. B. Anderson Introduction These earrings are simple to make – even if you have never crocheted with wire before. You will find that gauge 32 beading wire is quite flexible and can be blocked (or pulled into shape) with just your...
  • Twisted Taupe Wrap

    Author Andrea Graciarena Introduction It took me 3 nights of Tunisian crochet but it was worth it. It's a combination of 3 different Tunisian Crochet stitches (a 3 row pattern stitch), and let me add that it's very easy to follow. The variegated...
    by AGmode
  • Two Traveling Bags

    Author by Chloe Nightingale Introduction Every year since I learned to crochet, I've made at least one of these bags, and although I'm always promising myself it will be the last one I make, I end up giving it to one of my friends (usually my...
    by Chloe
  • Under the Sea Necklace

    Author kristi wientge Introduction This is a really easy, but beautiful pattern for a necklace. It makes a great last minute gift and never fails to impress! Feel free to use any beads, buttons, or whatever you are inspired by. I found these shell discs...
  • Vine Lasso Necklace

    Author by Shelby Allaho Introduction East meets West with a flourish of fashionable pom poms in this simply elegant necklace. It is easy and fun to crochet and requires very little yarn. Materials List Crochet hook size E (3.5mm) Vine: Shaded yarn such...
  • V-Stitch Headband

    Author Angie Briggs Introduction This is a cute and super-easy headband utilizing the V-stitch. It works up super fast and is a great way to learn to crochet with beads. Materials List Small amount of WW cotton (2 oz. or less), H Hook (US 8.5 mm), approximately...
  • Winter hood for a coat or jacket

    Author Debbie G. Introduction I made this hood to attach to my jacket. It didn't have one and in cold Canadian winters, I REALLY needed one!!! Materials List Materials: 1-2 balls of worsted weight yarn in your choice of colours. (I used Bernat Super...
  • Wire Heart Pendant

    Author Michelle Ryan Introduction Small wire heart, this simple project is a good introduction to crocheting with wire. Pattern has written instructions and a diagram Materials List Red wire 0.60mm 4mm (size 7) hook (or a yarn of your own choice &...
    by Nezumi1
  • X-Stitch Belt

    Author Christine Polson Introduction X-Stitch Belt. I make these belts for my daughter, they are very easy to change sizes to. Materials List 1 skein of crochet cotton in any colour of you choice, hemp looks really great too 4.5 mm crochet hook Needle...
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